Share, Learn, Connect Counselor Workshops

The Share, Learn, Connect program is designed to provide a one day, drive-in professional development opportunity for individuals working with students in their transition to college. Share Learn Connect sessions are focused on addressing the needs of public high schools, transfer programs, community based organizations, and under-resourced independent schools.

Register for Workshops

We encourage you to join WACAC here prior to registration in order to register at the discounted member rate.

Please note: Membership Approval and Processing takes up to one full business week to complete. Please do not expect to join the association and immediately be able to register at the member rate for events given the approval process. We thank you for your patience.

2018 WACAC Share Learn and Connect Counselor Workshops

Register HERE.

A Sampler of 2018 SLC Sessions

  • Meet your College Board Representative and be Informed of 2018 College Board Program Updates
  • Transition to College – How it Should Inform Search
  • Dialing Down Di$appointment: Helping Students and Parents Understand Merit and Need-Based Aid
  • The School Profile: How to Create One and How It’s Used
  • Debunking the Myth of the Starving Artist: Creative Majors and Careers
  • WUE: We Update & Educate
  • Creating Art Portfolios
  • UC & CSU Update
  • UndocuAlly: Introduction to Undocumented Students in Higher Education
  • Your Passport to Working with International Students
  • How We Review: Insight on Presenting Information on the University of California Application
  • Why can’t we all get along? Successful partnerships between schools, independent counselors + test prep
  • Helping Your Teachers Write Effective Recommendation Letters
  • From Stress to SUCCESS: Finding the Perfect College and How to Pay for It!!
  • Stop, Look, Listen and Respond. Prioritize Student Mental Health vs. Academic Standing
  • International Admissions: The Basics and Beyond
  • High School Counselors & IECs – Best Strategies for successfully advising your College-Bound Student-Athletes
  • Pathways to Nursing for California High School Students
  • Debunking the Myth of the Starving Artist: Creative Majors and Careers
  • The art of the college essay

2018 Event Information

San Diego – February 15, 2018
Handlery Hotel (partnership with SDCOE)
Contact: Nicholle Wyatt

Los Angeles – February 23, 2018
University of California, Los Angeles
Contact: Andrea Zuniga or Candy Navarro

Fresno Pacific University
Contact: Jason Munoz

University of San Francisco
Contact: Abigail Jelavich

Sacramento – March 16, 2018
University of the Pacific
Contact: Debbie Austin

Los Angeles/North OC – March 21, 2018
Whittier College
Contact: Megan Poston


Please note there are no refunds on SLC registrations.  In addition, if you plan to join WACAC to register at the member rate, we suggest you pay your membership dues by credit card.  This will expedite membership approval as payment in full is required to be approved and to register as a member.